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« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2006 05:52:10 PM »

He is awesome.

I would sleep with him every night!!!


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« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2006 06:23:35 PM »

Almost half of his original stuffing came out in the wash. Perhaps some kind of mesh bag? I'd also like to try putting some kind of weight in his bottom to hold him down better when he's sitting.. he has a habit of flopping over as he is now

Maybe you could use a pantyhose...

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« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2006 06:58:58 PM »

He is fanTAStic!

You've put so much thought, energy and love into this gift!  You must have one heckuva brother  Smiley

My only suggestions on the redo would be to felt him prior to stuffing him.  When he's done felting put any kind of dried beans in the bottom and then fill the rest of the way with the fiberfill.  If you're feeling fancy you can buy plastic toy stuffing pellets for the bottom but I see no need to spend the money.  When I made my toy from Jess Hutch I just found some beans from the pantry and stuck them in.  My toy sits up well and also has a lovely 'heft' to it that makes it yummy.

Hee. I weighted a stuffy's feet with lentils a little while ago.  But when I gave him to my friend I made sure to tell her never to wash him! Prolonged soaking and agitating in the wash could make for an interesting soup  Tongue

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« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2006 08:49:59 PM »

he's adorable.

im curious about your piercing, i dont think ive ever seen one like that before, is it across like your eyebrow, or can you not see the end in the picture and theyre 2 different piercings?
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« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2006 09:15:06 PM »

oh wow that is terrifyingly awesome (ok so he's not completely scary but i didnt want to hurt his feelings shush!) i wish i had one of my own to love and cuddle and and run around in fields with. ok so im getting a little carried away but he is so great it isnt even funny. way to go!

« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2006 09:21:00 PM »

That is the cutest thing I've ever seen!!! How ever did you do it? Too bad I can't knit, or I would be making one of these adorable little things right now!! He is awesome!!! LOVE<3<3

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« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2006 09:46:57 PM »

Really nice execution of a really rad idea. I love the script you felted on, it's perfect!

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« Reply #17 on: March 22, 2006 10:26:22 PM »

they sell polyester beads (like in Beanie Babie's) at most craft stores.  I was just wishing I had picked some up for a project I'm working on.

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« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2006 12:38:39 AM »

That's so adorable! ^^

I don't know how you'd give him away, I'd be too sad. Smiley

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« Reply #19 on: March 23, 2006 08:33:33 AM »

oh wow he totally rocks! great job! i've always wanted to mak a rondome stuffie....never have the time though...
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